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Phillip M. Anderson

Phillip M. Anderson was appointed President and a member of the board of directors of our general partner in December 2010 and will spend substantially all of his time managing our business and affairs. Mr. Anderson has served as Vice President, Strategy for Tesoro since April 2010. Prior to his current role with Tesoro, he served as Vice President, Financial Optimization & Analytics beginning in June 2008 and Vice President, Treasurer beginning in June 2007. Mr. Anderson joined the company in December 1998 as Senior Financial Analyst and worked in a variety of strategic and financial roles. Mr. Anderson worked extensively on Tesoro’s acquisitions and divestitures from 1999 through 2010, including valuation, negotiating, analysis, diligence, and financing activities. Mr. Anderson began his career in 1991 at Ford Motor Company and worked in a variety of financial roles at that company. Mr. Anderson received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Texas at Austin and received a master’s degree in business administration with a concentration in finance from Southern Methodist University.